Jawed Naqvi

If Aurangzeb advised Modi

If Aurangzeb advised Modi

The ongoing agitation by the farmers sees recent laws as pro big business. Published 01 Dec, 2020 07:46am
As a peasant loves his land

As a peasant loves his land

Chatterjee has left behind a rich tapestry of memories from the world of movies, theatre and television. Updated 24 Nov, 2020 08:24am
BJP in a fix in close Bihar race

BJP in a fix in close Bihar race

Even as the BJP is tipped to make spectacular gains in state polls in Bihar, this success could be its undoing, analysts say. Updated 11 Nov, 2020 09:59am
More tangled than her tresses

More tangled than her tresses

There are raging problems that are not of Trump’s making, but are rooted instead in domestic and regional habits. Updated 10 Nov, 2020 09:24am
Cheering a lost revolution

Cheering a lost revolution

Where nationalist zeal was concerned, Asmi Sahib was bereft of any. This was not always possible for others. Updated 03 Nov, 2020 08:15am
Traders of dubious nationalism

Traders of dubious nationalism

What gives the right wing the right to muscle its way to transgress the constitutional limits at will? Updated 27 Oct, 2020 08:31am
Can we ask the woman, first?

Can we ask the woman, first?

It’s tempting to believe that given half a chance women would be leading the fight against their caste and religious oppressors. Updated 20 Oct, 2020 08:31am
Partition short-changed the poor

Partition short-changed the poor

Many Indians see fascism as some rarefied doctrine of racial and religious hatred not hinged in the logic of hard economics. Updated 13 Oct, 2020 07:57am
The mermaid and the drunks

The mermaid and the drunks

The action-reaction approach posits that if Muslims in India somehow behaved better publicly and privately, the bias against them Updated 06 Oct, 2020 09:15am
Jaswant Singh, counterfactually

Jaswant Singh, counterfactually

Had history not played truant that day in Agra, there would be a hoard of money available for healthcare and education for both Updated 29 Sep, 2020 09:48am
Bhagat Singh’s India in ferment

Bhagat Singh’s India in ferment

The voracious reader evolved with new knowledge and newer experiences, and grew as a fearless partisan. Published 22 Sep, 2020 07:08am
To draw the battle lines now

To draw the battle lines now

Are the opposition in India for a war with China or are they gloating over a stick they may have found to beat a Teflon rival Updated 08 Sep, 2020 08:32am
Changing an unchanging world

Changing an unchanging world

Skin-deep modernity and deep-rooted atavism go hand in hand in many current societies, and India is no exception. Published 01 Sep, 2020 07:26am
A tale of misleading names

A tale of misleading names

Prashant Bhushan knows he cannot fight the fight alone. Who then could be his allies to cover the flanks? Published 25 Aug, 2020 07:03am
Not Shia, not Sunni, not Jewish

Not Shia, not Sunni, not Jewish

Where do Shia-Sunni theorists disappear when Shia Iran supports predominantly Sunni Palestine envisaging Jerusalem as its capital? Updated 18 Aug, 2020 09:43am
Modi blows hot and cold at neighbours

Modi blows hot and cold at neighbours

Indian PM claims his soldiers gave a befitting reply “from LoC to LAC” to those who attempted to transgress India’s borders. Updated 16 Aug, 2020 08:42am